Bellevue with Friends
Collected by Max Power
Just across Lake Washington from Seattle, Bellevue is a beautiful city with small-town appeal that boasts a cosmopolitan food culture, and great escapes into the great outdoors. Bellevue is as diverse and charming as the nature that surrounds it.
700 Bellevue Way NE Suite 250, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Rainy days are just a way of life in the Pacific Northwest, which is why it’s always good to have a few indoor activities up your sleeve for when the showers just won’t quit. By day Lucky Strike is a fun family activity where you can bowl a few...
10134 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Bacon fans prepare to get excited: At Local Burger you can get burgers which are made with 50% bacon, and in keeping with the local theme, all meat is sourced from nearby farms. With great happy hour deals, a playful menu (PB&J Bon Bons with a...
700 Bellevue Way NE #300, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Located on the third floor of Lincoln Square, the Parlor is a refined nightlife venue in Bellevue. Meet locals at the Ultralounge, partake in friendly competition at Parlor Billiards, and cap off the evening with national and local comedic acts at...
4207, 919 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Combine a casual atmosphere with food from scratch and you get the Black Bottle Postern in Bellevue. They take their time to make each dish using local and natural ingredients—without the inflated price. Long wooden tables, high ceilings, and...
430 106th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Explore the world of wine at Purple, a great place for a little adventure with your partner, to celebrate, or to brighten a dark rainy winter evening. The 68-page wine list is an education in and of itself, and is updated monthly. Best value is...
10245 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
This Vietnamese restaurant on Main Street is a must. Happy hour here is a great deal, with $5 appetizers and $1.50 fresh local oysters. Their cocktails are delicious and original; they go perfectly with everything on the menu. Coming for dinner is...
503 Bellevue Square, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
I have always loved going to the conveyer belt sushi places. It’s so fun to watch the food travel past as you have to make a quick decision to take it, or wait to see what comes next. Every plate has a corresponding price, and when you are...
1015 108th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Probably the best specialty coffee shop in Bellevue, Cesura serves up heavenly Caffe Lusso Beans and a changing menu of other small-batch roasters. Free Wi-Fi, outlets to plug in your cell and laptop, truly delicious breakfast sandwiches, and...
12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98005, USA
The Bellevue Botanical Garden puts a unique twist on the tradition of admiring holiday light displays with its hugely popular Garden d’Lights show. With thousands of hours of help from volunteers, the botanical garden is transformed into an...
15600 NE 8th St, Bellevue, WA 98008, USA
Crossroads Mall is a great location for shopping and a place in the community that provides entertainment and a good place to eat. Game nights at Uncle's Games (check out their calendar for weekend events - catering both to families or those more...
14111 NE 145th St, Woodinville, WA 98072, USA
This outdoor concert venue is summertime must. Located in Woodinville, this Château is a wonderful place for a couple to come and enjoy some wine and watch a concert. The grounds are beautiful at the Chateau Ste, and the staff is very...
419 98th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Meydenbauer Beach Park in Bellevue is a little strip of nature running from downtown to water's edge. It's a great place to bring a picnic and sit by the lake along Meydenbauer Bay, or even go for a swim—a throwback to simpler times before the...
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